Academic Advisor I - Academic Advisor/Coordinator - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Academic Advisor I is an entry level advising position. Under direct supervision, the Advisor I will be engaged in academic advising activities that support UA at the institution or college level.

Additional Department Summary:

This position advises undergraduate students daily to discuss academic, personal and pre-professional concerns, registration, and degree progress using a variety of reporting tools and maintenance of appropriate records. Academic Advisor I will oversee various coordinating responsibilities, programs and activities for undergraduate students in the college. This position teaches a first year seminar course specific to the college, with a focus on exploration, goals, adjustment and first year concerns. Academic Advisor I will meet with prospective students and parents providing guidance and information on the college, its majors, campus life and student involvement. This position will provide assistance with new student orientation.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and some relevant experience. Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree or higher is required due to the teaching component of this position. Valid U.S. driver's license required. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Skills and Knowledge:

Demonstrate sensitivity to needs of a diverse population. Excellent oral and written communication skills including public speaking. Teaching with a focus on exploration, adjustment and student success. Ability to interpret student needs and determine appropriate recommendations and referrals. Knowledge of the theory, principles and practices related to academic advising. Ability to collaborate with various campus partners.

Preferred Qualifications:

Relevant experience with Banner and DegreeWorks. Strong organizational skills and detail oriented. 56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 29120.04 Midpoint - $ 40767.96

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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